hungrig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hungragaz, *hungrugaz (hungry), equivalent to Hunger +‎ -ig. Compare Dutch hongerig, English hungry.

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hungrig (comparative hungriger, superlative am hungrigsten)

  1. hungry (desirous of food)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal German expression for “I’m hungry” is ich habe Hunger rather than ich bin hungrig, although the latter is also possible.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hungrig (neuter singular hungrig, definite singular and plural hungrige)

  1. hungry

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hungrig (neuter singular hungrig, definite singular and plural hungrige)

  1. hungry

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hungrig (comparative hungrigare, superlative hungrigast)

  1. hungry

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hungrig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular hungrig hungrigare hungrigast
Neuter singular hungrigt hungrigare hungrigast
Plural hungriga hungrigare hungrigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 hungrige hungrigare hungrigaste
All hungriga hungrigare hungrigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.